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Omar Morales

Nothing is certain but death and taxes: Tax Department considers taxation of cryptocurrencies

Corporate Tax - Chile
Montt y Cia SA

A taxpayer recently requested a ruling from the Tax Department on the treatment of gains from cryptocurrency transactions for income and value added tax purposes, as cryptocurrencies are not specifically regulated in Chile or recognised as legal tender or foreign currency.

Jonathan Addo

Avoiding evasion: court takes pragmatic approach to serving uncooperative defendants abroad

Litigation - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

International litigation and asset recovery require the pursuit of defendants and their assets across borders; therefore, it is a routine aspect of BVI litigation for claimants to serve legal documents abroad.

Johannes Stalzer

The time has come: Federal Procurement Act 2018 just around the corner

Projects & Procurement - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

More than four years after the entry into force of the new EU Public Procurement Directive, more than two years after the deadline for transposition and more than one year after publication of the first transposition draft, the time has come.

Samuel B Boxerman

NGOs sue EPA for ending 'once in, always in' policy for maximum achievable control technology

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

Environmental non-governmental organisations recently filed a petition for review with the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to end its 'once in, always in' interpretation of Section 112 of the Clean Air Act.

Steven Garland

Top five reasons to consider patent litigation in Canada

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canada has historically been a much less active jurisdiction for patent litigation compared to the United States, which can be explained in part by the simple fact that the US market is almost 10 times the size of the Canadian market.

Nicolaj Kleist

Changes to regulation of electricity and gas transmission

Energy & Natural Resources - Denmark
Bruun & Hjejle

The Danish transmission systems for electricity and natural gas are owned, operated and developed by Energinet, an independent public enterprise owned by the state.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey